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Related / Similar Words: circulate, circularize, circularise, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around, stagger, pass on, give out, hand out, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out

 

Definition:
  • cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news";
  • distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country";
  • to arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall";
  • cause to be distributed; "This letter is circulating among the faculty";
  • give out; "The teacher handed out the exams";
  • administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone";
  • make available; "The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia";
  • be mathematically distributive;
  • be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses; "Values distribute";
  • spread throughout a given area; "the function distributes the values evenly";

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    See Also: diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out, expand, disperse, dissipate, scatter, string out

     

    Hyponyms: sow, sough, popularize, popularise, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalise, carry, run, metastasize, metastasise, discharge, strew, straw, export, propagate, deploy, redistribute, sprawl, straggle, diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out, send around, utter, scatter, share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal, assign, allot, portion, reallot, give, apply, issue, supply, reticulate

     

    Grouped Verbs: go around, spread, circulate

     

    Derivational Morphology: dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion, spread, spreading, scatter, airing, public exposure, broadcast, program, programme, propagation, extension, propagator, disseminator, circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway, circulation, distribution, spreader, allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation, dispensation, dispenser, deal, allocator, distributor, distributer, electrical distributor

     

     
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